TEXT

Risālah fī sabab ẓuhūr al-kawākib laylan wa-khafāʾihā nahāran

Title (arabic)

رسالة في سبب ظهور الکواکب ليلاً وخفائها نهاراً

Title (translit)

Risālah fī sabab ẓuhūr al-kawākib laylan wa-khafāʾihā nahāran

Alias

Risālaẗ fī sabab ẓuhūr al-kawākib laylan wa-ḫafāʾihā nahāran
Risālah fī ruʾyat al-kawākib bi-al-layl lā bi- (fī) al-nahār

Author

Misattributed

Created

534H/1140J

Language

Arabic

Subject

Text type

First-order prose composition (or compilation) [matn]

Notes

This treatise by Abū al-Barakāt al-Baghdādī (ca. 1077-ca. 1165) is dedicated to Ghiyāth al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Malik Shāh (r. 1105-18).

ismi_id

467079

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English translation of the text.